Events for September 15 – September 1 – Digital Nova Scotia – Leading Digital Industry

H2O Conference 2022

Halifax Convention Centre 1650 Argyle St, Halifax, Nova Scotia

The Ocean Technology Council of Nova Scotia in partnership with the Government of Canada, the Province of Nova Scotia and the Centre for Ocean Ventures and Entrepreneurship is pleased to present the H2O: Home to Overseas Conference on Monday, June 13 to Thursday, June 16, 2022 at the Halifax Convention Centre. The Home to Overseas Conference, is rapidly becoming Canada’s premier event for the ocean technology sector and is attracting significant international participation—there were 25 countries, represented in 2021. H2O Sessions will showcase: Canadian Federal Government Outlook Presentations Applications in Big Data Blue Economy Ocean Energy Skills and Training Ships of Opportunity International Partnerships Start-up Pitches

Webinar: Info Session on Opportunities for Canada at Gamescom 2022

Online

Information session on Canada @ gamescom 2022. Séance d’information sur le Canada @ gamescom 2022. About this event This is an info session to learn more about the opportunities for Canadian companies at gamescom 2022. Canada @ gamescom includes the following activities: B2B opportunities online and at gamescom Free accounts on MeetToMatch - the Cologne Edition Pitch Sessions on MeetToMatch Canada Pavilion at gamescom ***** Il s’agit d’une session d’information pour en apprendre davantage sur les possibilités offertes aux entreprises canadiennes à la gamescom 2022. Le Canada @ gamescom comprend les activités suivantes : Opportunités B2B en ligne et à la gamescom Comptes gratuits sur MeetToMatch - the Cologne Edition Sessions de pitch sur MeetToMatch Pavillon du Canada à la gamescom

Technation Health Webinar with Accenture

Online

All in for Transforming Canadian Healthcare In the last year, Accenture surveyed over 1,800 Canadians, interviewed several healthcare leaders, and engaged with local and global Accenture health leaders to produce a comprehensive portrait of citizens’ perception of our healthcare system and a set of key call to create the system that Canadians want and need. Join Accenture’s Health Industry Lead Jimmy Yang as he shares results and recommendations from the report, with a look ahead to key trends that will shape the healthcare system of the future. June 15, 2022 12noon – 1:00 p.m. EDT Free for TECHNATION Members & Government Employees REGISTER NOW Link to report: https://www.accenture.com/ca-en/insights/health/all-transforming-canadian-healthcare

Gardiner Centre Member Webinar – Employee Retention

Online

Our next Member Webinar is presented to you by the Gardiner Centre – Employee Retention In the dynamic labour market, retaining employees is critical to the stability and growth of organizations and businesses. Losing key employees costs employers in many ways including recruitment and lost productivity. An employee retention strategy is an intentional process that encourages employees to remain with their employer. There are many interdependent elements to an employee retention strategy. This session will focus on: The importance of employee engagement on retention The key elements of a strategy that contribute to employee retention The impact the global pandemic has had on employee retention Considerations for improving your employee retention strategy as we emerge from the pandemic Meet the Speaker: Lynn Best Lynn Best is a skilled, experienced facilitator who is passionate about supporting the achievement of organizational goals and employee development. Lynn holds a Master’s Degree in Adult Education, two undergraduate degrees in Arts and Post-Secondary Education, and a Post-Graduate Certificate in Executive Coaching. Lynn also holds a number of certifications including Myers Briggs Personality Indicator, True Colors™, and Coaching Out of the Box™. Lynn’s talent is creating trusting, collaborative partnerships and learning environments directed at achieving results […]

Supplier Diversity in Atlantic Canada

Online

We are witnessing unprecedented disruptions in supply chains around the globe and Canada is not an exception. Almost all sectors are diligently focusing on innovation, security, nearshoring and yes, even diversity and inclusion, creating new opportunities for women-owned businesses to grow and succeed. To be clear: they need YOU and your innovative solutions now more than ever before! This is why WBE Canada is partnering with the Centre for Women in Business to host a virtual webinar focusing on supplier diversity in Atlantic Canada and how women-owned businesses can navigate through these procurement opportunities and help shape companies in the post-pandemic economy. Join us to learn… Why supplier diversity is an important strategy for Canada’s economic recovery How to turn what you already know, love and do into profits How buying organizations can become more innovative by improving diversity and inclusion in their supply chains What’s next for Canada’s supply chains Your questions answered Date: June 16, 2022 Time: 2:00 – 3:30 pm AT | 1:00 – 2:30 pm ET Format: online – Zoom Claim your FREE seat and be part of the growing success of supplier diversity! REGISTER HERE! For more information: https://wbecanada.ca/event/supplier-diversity-in-atlantic-canada/ Registration: https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_L2nBmTZaSdewegog9DA8Uw

Supplier Diversity in Atlantic Canada | Diversité des fournisseurs au Canada atlantique

Online

Disclaimer: This event will be in English We are witnessing unprecedented disruptions in supply chains around the globe and Canada is not an exception. Almost all sectors are diligently focusing on innovation, security, nearshoring and yes, even diversity and inclusion, creating new opportunities for women-owned businesses to grow and succeed. To be clear: they need YOU and your innovative solutions now more than ever before! This is why WBE Canada is partnering with the Centre for Women in Business to host a virtual webinar focusing on supplier diversity in Atlantic Canada and how women-owned businesses can navigate through these procurement opportunities and help shape companies in the post-pandemic economy. This webinar will benefit… Women-owned businesses selling or wanting to sell to large corporations and governments Corporations and governments eager to discover how to include more women-owned businesses in their supply chains Champions and supporters of women-owned businesses What you will learn… Why supplier diversity is an important strategy for Canada’s economic recovery How to turn what you already know, love and do into profits How buying organizations can become more innovative by improving diversity and inclusion in their supply chains What’s next for Canada’s supply chains

BUSINESS AFTER HOURS: Hope Blooms

2346 Brunswick Street 2346 Brunswick Street, Halifax, Nova Scotia

We engage youth in the high needs community of North End Halifax to become change agents. They create innovative environments for long term impact in food security, education, social inclusion and disrupting the cycle of poverty. Hope Blooms initiatives are inclusive and diverse. Working together, the community builds urban organic food systems for everyone’s benefit. Programs are based on experiential learning. This social entrepreneurship creates an impact that is inspiring and supportive. More importantly, it mobilizes positive change. IN PERSON EVENT PROTOCOLS: Capacity: Venues will be operating at full capacity. Masks: Masks are encouraged. Physical distancing: Physical distancing is encouraged. Sanitizer Stations: Hand sanitizer stations will be available throughout the venue, including at registration. All attendees must sanitize at registration before entering.

Bringing our Humanity in the Return to the Workplace

Rosaria Student Centre - MultiPurpose Room 166 Bedford Highway, Halifax, Nova Scotia

Learn how to bring your humanity to the ever-evolving workplace. About this event Work and workplaces are challenging and changing. Many face a return to work with continued transformations to how we work, whether we work from home, in a hybrid arrangement or in a physical workplace. This workshop will provide you with tools that will aid you in meeting the demands of your roles efficiently, effectively, and productively while attending to your well-being. Topics include: How to bring our humanity to our work while being true to our values and continue our self growth Ways to achieve a harmonious and productive return to the office How we can contribute to a healthy and safe work environment defined by positivity, inclusion and belonging. Co-Facilitated By: Pierre Battah - Award-winning author and a leadership and HR specialist. He is a longtime nationally syndicated workplace columnist for CBC/Radio-Canada, and a TEDx presenter. His book Humanity at Work, Leading for Better Relationships and Results was released internationally in 2020 and won a gold medal at the Nautilus Book Awards in the US. Françoise Roy - Founder of Solva Leadership and specialist in women’s leadership development and providing counsel in strategic communication. She was […]

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FITTskills International Market Entry Strategies

Online

Nova Scotia Business Inc., in partnership with the Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency, is pleased to offer FITTskills International Market Entry Strategies.   This course will run 4 days: Monday, June 6, 2022 - 9 am – 12:30 pm Friday, June 10, 2022 - 9 am – 12:30 pm Monday, June 13, 2022 - 9 am – 12:30 pm Friday, June 17, 2022 – 9 am – 12:30 pm   Ensure your success in new markets by conducting proper research, selecting the most effective entry strategy and implementing it efficiently. The International Market Entry Strategies course examines what individuals in organizations need to know and do to ensure the success of new international ventures. You will learn how to research market entry options, analyze them, and then select the most effective strategy for your needs. With this knowledge in hand, you will also discover how to implement and manage your new market entry strategy and build a successful future in your new market. For more information, please contact: Yuliya Demish ydemish@nsbi.ca 902.221.5138 DOWNLOAD FULL COURSE OUTLINE

Women’s Entrepreneurship Forum

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The City of Toronto’s Small Business Enterprise Centre (Enterprise Toronto) is hosting a virtual event which will focus on various aspects of women entrepreneurship. There will be panel discussions that will feature organizations who are focused on addressing the systemic barriers that limit the growth of women –owned enterprises. You will also hear from Toronto-based women entrepreneurs who have successfully accessed support that has helped them to expand their businesses and from organizations who are helping women to break barriers and achieve success in non-traditional Sectors. If you require accommodation, please notify us by email at least 2 weeks before the event date at enterprisetoronto@toronto.ca. To cancel the accommodation, we require 5 business days’ notice before the event date.

Hoist North Preston: Virtual Reality

North Preston Community Centre 44 Simmonds Road, North Preston, Nova Scotia

Join us on Saturday, June 18, 2022 at 12:30pm for what will be a fun and interactive workshop with virtual reality. About this event When: Saturday, June 18, 2022 from 12:30pm to 2:00pm Where: North Preston Community Centre, Multipurpose Room, 44 Simmonds Road, North Preston, NS What is Hoist? Hoist sessions are led by industry experts and are designed to help teens explore and expand their interests in technology and entrepreneurship. Workshops develop skills in areas like design, coding, game development, and much more. Hoist sessions take place one Saturday a month (with the exception of July, August and December) and are targeted for teens ages 12 to 19. Topics change each month and are based on current trends, as well as the needs and interests of Hoist participants. This helps make each session unique and fun for the participants. June's Topic: Virtual Reality Join Volta and the team from Nearby Planet VR for a fun and educational session on virtual reality. You will learn about the many applications VR can be used for and a quick history lesson before getting the opportunity to have fun with the VR headsets. What Happens at Hoist? Lunch A healthy light lunch will […]